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Mark 68 director containing SPG-53.jpg
Mark 68 GFCS director with AN/SPG-53 radar antenna on top.
Country of origin United States
Type Gun fire-control
Precision Fire control quality, three-dimensional data

The AN/SPG-53 was a United States Navy Gun Fire-control radar (International Telecommunication Union classification: radiolocation land station in the radiolocation service), used in conjunction with the Mark 68 gun fire-control system. It was used with the Mark 42 5 inch / 54 caliber gun system aboard Belknap class cruisers, Mitscher class destroyers, Forrest Sherman class destroyers, Farragut class destroyers, Charles F. Adams class destroyers, Knox class frigates as well as others.

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